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What Are Signs Of Bacterial Menegitis
Fever and stiff neck: The symptoms of bacterial meningitis include a high fever and a stiff neck. It is hard and very painful to bend the neck forward. This is called nuchal rigidity. People often have abnormal behavior. Less than half have all three of these symptoms, the so-called "clinical triad." a severe headache is very common, and 95% of people have 2 of these 4 symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should a healthy person get preventive vaccine for bacterial menegitis? Also, how common is menegitis? (btw, the signs looks like an everyday illne
Yes : The Menactra vaccine prevents only menigicoccal meningitis bit. Fromwhich is often deadly. Perfectly healthy people who contract this menengitis are often dead in 24 hours. Those who survive often have major debilities from it. This is the deadly meningitis year about in the news. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi.I was wondering if someone could assits me in relating pathophysiology of bacterial meningitis to its signs n symptoms?
Can a sore throat be a sign of bacterial meningitis ? Doctor just looked at my throat and gave me an antibiotic.
It's been over a week since i've been sick.. If i had bacterial menegitis would i already be dead by now?
Sure: If you are a close contact with him you likely need medication to reduce your risk of contracting this. Usually in this scenerio the local health department is involved in making sure all those exposed are treated adequately so you may need to contact them for advice. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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